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Wednesday June 23,1976This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1976-06-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerJim Willoughby(none)
Oakland Athletics8California Angels2BoxMike NorrisAndy Hassler(none)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJim ColbornFrank MacCormack(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins3BoxBart JohnsonJoe DeckerTerry Forster
Chicago White Sox9Minnesota Twins5BoxPete VuckovichPete RedfernKen Brett
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees1BoxDon HoodKen HoltzmanDave LaRoche
Kansas City Royals5Texas Rangers7BoxSteve FoucaultDennis Leonard(none)
Montreal Expos2Atlanta Braves5BoxAndy MessersmithSteve Dunning(none)
Montreal Expos0Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroWoodie Fryman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs6BoxOscar ZamoraBob Moose(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds2BoxRon ReedPedro BorbonGene Garber
Los Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros0BoxRick RhodenJ.R. Richard(none)
San Diego Padres6San Francisco Giants7BoxDave HeaverloBrent StromRandy Moffitt
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants8BoxJim BarrDave TomlinDave Heaverlo
New York Mets5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTom SeaverPete Falcone(none)

Standings as of 1976-06-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees623824.613--2862266022-616-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulYankee Stadium I975938.608
249Cleveland Indians623230.5166.02602303016-1516-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium974948.505
3510Baltimore Orioles643232.5007.0236246-1018-1414-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium985642.571
4813Boston Red Sox623032.4848.02722611117-1613-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1005347.530
51017Detroit Tigers632934.4609.5268314-4614-1615-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium984553.459
61121Milwaukee Brewers602535.41712.0232259-2713-2012-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BaumerCounty Stadium1014160.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals643925.609--3402538716-1523-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium985147.520
236Texas Rangers623527.5653.02842562816-1219-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1004159.410
3611Oakland Athletics673334.4937.5287283414-1919-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum945440.574
4712Chicago White Sox633132.4927.5247271-2417-1914-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park983365.337
5916Minnesota Twins653035.4629.5266305-3917-1813-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium975542.567
61222California Angels702842.40014.0236310-7413-1915-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium924844.522
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies644420.688--35723012721-724-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium985741.582
235Pittsburgh Pirates633627.5717.5259268-919-1217-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium995643.566
3614New York Mets713437.47913.5256250618-2116-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium915239.571
4918St. Louis Cardinals673037.44815.5253279-2616-1614-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II954253.442
51020Chicago Cubs662937.43916.0275349-7415-2014-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Salty SaltwellWrigley Field964650.479
61224Montreal Expos612338.37719.5227278-5113-2210-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1013269.317
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1976 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds684226.618--39626013621-1421-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium946034.638
247Los Angeles Dodgers693831.5514.5275276-116-2022-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium935439.581
358San Diego Padres673631.5375.5275267815-1421-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium953758.389
4715Houston Astros683236.47110.0270312-4212-2019-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome944846.511
5819Atlanta Braves673037.44811.5287292-517-1613-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave BristolEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium954055.421
61123San Francisco Giants712744.38016.5260329-6911-2516-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park914744.516


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lee LacyOF-2B28.074Traded by Braves with Elias Sosa to Dodgers for Mike Marshall. 
Mike MarshallP33.159Traded by Dodgers to Braves for Lee Lacy and Elias Sosa. 
Sam MejiasOF24.045Traded by Brewers to Cardinals for Danny Frisella. 
Elias SosaP26.013Traded by Braves with Lee Lacy to Dodgers for Mike Marshall.